Scene with Cranes / Kurkikohtaus op. 44/2 - Score

Sibelius, Jean
Title: Scene with Cranes / Kurkikohtaus op. 44/2 - Score
Authors: Sibelius, Jean (Composer)
Product number: 9790550091467
Product form: Sheet music
Availability: Delivery in 7-16 days
Price: 27,20 € (21,94 € vat 0 %)

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
Edition: 2007
Language: undefined
Product family: Orchestral & stage works
Finnish library classification: 78.52 Kamariorkesterit (yli 9, yleensä alle 25 soittajaa)
This beautiful work for 2 clarinets, timpani and strings was written for Arvid Järnefelt's play 'Kuolema" (The Death). The play became notable for its incidental music: a group of six compositions created by the author's brother-in-law, Jean Sibelius. The most famous selection is the opening number, Valse triste. In 1906 Sibelius revised Nos. 3 and 4 from the incidental music and combined them under the title "Scene with Cranes". In the play a flock of cranes flies overhead at that point, one of which separates from the group, carrying an infant to a young couple.

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